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HR Administrative Assistant (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for the position of Human Resource Administrative Assistant within the Department of Clinical Neurosciences core administrative team.

This is an exciting and varied role that would suit an individual with knowledge and an understanding of the University's administrative procedures, and experience of providing support in a Human Resource environment.

The role holder will provide administrative support to the Human Resource Administrator in various stages of recruitment, including arranging interviews and room bookings.

Recruitment support will also include initiating Certificate of Sponsorships and Research Passports/Honorary Contracts and security checks as required.

The role will provide support to new starters including inductions and monitoring probation and appraisal processes.

The role will also include monitoring CHRIS burst reports, eg limit of tenure report, and liaising with the H/R Administrator with regards to relevant actions, corresponding with line managers and member of staff as appropriate, adhering to strict timetables.

The role holder also provides support for certain general administrative duties within the core team.

For questions relating to the post, please contact Heather Carlyon at

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 3 years in the first instance.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including email address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

The closing date for this vacancy is 26th September 2018.

Please quote reference ZE16692 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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